January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Geological Society of London New Access Statement

January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Geological Society of London New Access Statement

Geological Society of London New Access Statement By Sarah Day, Geol. Society of London (@geowriter) The Geological Society has today made a commitment to improving diversity within the geosciences by signing the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. The Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion brings together...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

IAGD Foundation Update Since forming in 2008, the IAGD has operated solely on volunteering, research and in-kind support. However, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the IAGD officially became registered with the Secretary of the State of Ohio, USA, as a Non-Profit Corporation. The new corporate status will allow us...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Fall Wrap-Up

January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Fall Wrap-Up

Fall Wrap-Up 2014 Geological Society of America in Vancouver  This year The IAGD conducted the first fully accessible field trip during the Geological Society of American’s Annual Meeting. GSA Trip 416: Full Access to the Geology of the Sea to Sky Highway included 35 participants from four different countries,...

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January 2015 IAGD Newsletter: Letter from the Director

Dear IAGD Community, Last year, awareness for improving access and accommodation in the geoscience disciplines grew beyond expectations. The IAGD continues to be a resource of ideas, and personal instructional experiences and materials. But even more, the IAGD is becoming an organization of opportunity, creating a community that students...

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Geological Society signs Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

GSL Executive Secretary Edmund Nickless and Council member Natalyn Ala signing the declaration (Image credit: GSL)

By Sarah Day, Geological Society of London Writer  (@geowriter) The Geological Society has today made a commitment to improving diversity within the geosciences by signing the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. The Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion brings together the Geological Society with other learned and professional...

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IAGD Events at the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Accessible Field Trip Group (image credit (www.theIAGD.org)

Accessible Field Trip On Saturday, October 18, thirty-five geoscience faculty and students from across the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand came together to participate in the first fully accessible geology field trip offered at the Geological Society of America annual meeting:  Field Trip 416, Full Access to...

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US Department of Labor Launches New Employment and Accessible Technology Web Portal

US Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy announces launch of Web portal on accessible workplace technology WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the launch of http://www.PEATworks.org – a comprehensive Web portal spearheaded by ODEP’s Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology....

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